Production Assistant Salary in the US

$42,550
per year
per month
$3,550
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,400/year
Bonus
$120/month

Production Assistant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Production Assistant is $42,550 per year ($3,550 per month), which is $10,940 (-20%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Production Assistant can expect an average starting salary of $31,480. The highest salaries can exceed $58,320.
$31,480
Low
$42,550
Average salary
$58,320
High
$2,620
Low
$3,550
Average salary
$4,860
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$31,000
$61,920
Salary$31,480 - 58,320
Bonus$0 - 3,600
Total Pay$31,480 - 61,920
$0
$2,580
$5,160
Salary$2,620 - 4,860
Bonus$0 - 300
Total Pay$2,620 - 5,160

Production Assistant Salary Range

Low
$31,480
Average salary
$42,550
Senior
$47,820
High
$58,320
Low
$2,620
Average salary
$3,550
Senior
$3,990
High
$4,860
Among Production Assistants in the U.S., entry level production assistants earn considerably less per year, while film production assistants boast the highest annual earnings.

Production Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Film Production Assistant$49K/year
+14% 
TV Production Assistant$46K/year
+8% 
Entry Level Production Assistant$35K/year
 -17%

Production Assistant - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Production Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $35,690 per year. A mid level Production Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $41,880, while a Senior Production Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $47,550. Production Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn $49,330 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Production Assistant

Late Career▲ +16%
Senior▲ +12%
Average Salary$42,550/year
Mid Level▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -16%

Gender Breakdown

Female
64%
Male
36%

Production Assistant - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Production Assistant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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